Soviet Telegraph News Agency Goes Live

Communist Soviet news agency TASS or Telegraf Node Agentstvo Sovetskogo Soyuza was formed in 1925 Continue reading

The First South African Newspapers

The first African national newspapers were: Ikhwezi (The Morning Star), Isigidi samaXhosa (The Xhosa Messenger), Continue reading

Courante English Newspaper Printed in Amsterdam

The first English language newspaper Courante was printed in Amsterdam, Holland, yet covered Italy and Germany. Continue reading

First National Geographic Issue with Holographic Cover

The National Geographic magazine published a hologram on the March 1984 edition cover Continue reading

British War Photographers Used in Crimean War

Two British photographers, Roger Fenton and Marcus Sparling produced war photographs covering the siege of Sevastopol Continue reading

The Ladies Mercury Published an Advice Column

The first advice column appeared in the premiere issue of the women’s magazine The Ladies’s Mercury, on June 27, 1693 Continue reading

John Newbery

John Newbery (9 July 1713 – 22 December 1767), called "The Father of Children's Literature", was an English publisher of books who first made children's literature a sustainable and profitable part of the literary market. Continue reading

First News Service Sent by Telegraph

Agence Havas of Paris, France established a wire news service that sent an item by telegraph in 1845. Continue reading

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin

Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, better known by the alias Lenin (22 April 1870 – 21 January 1924), was a Russian communist revolutionary, politician and political theorist. He served as head of government of Soviet Russia from 1917 to 1924 and of the Soviet Union from 1922 to 1924. Continue reading

Die Gleichheit (Equality) Newspaper

A Socialist women’s newspaper Die Gleichheit (Equality), edited by Clara Zetkin (nee Clara Eissner) was first published in 1892 in Stuttgart, Germany. Continue reading